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Facts about the Melbourne Canberra bus route

Cheapest Bus$62.80
Fastest Bus7h 45m
Earliest Bus9:00 AM
Latest Bus11:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes1 Ø
Distance289.9 miles
Bus CompaniesGreyhound Australia
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You've come to the right place! With CheckMyBus, you can compare all available offers for the Melbourne Canberra bus route. In our search engine, you receive info about departure times, the exact bus stops, travel durations as well as the the best ticket prices. We’ll help you compare bus companies offering this route, including Greyhound Australia. Want to know if the bus offers air conditioning, WiFi or electrical sockets? We’ll show you which equipment different companies have.
You can see cheap buses to Canberra from Melbourne over the next few days on this page. We also show you more info about the bus stops in Melbourne and Canberra so you’ll know where to go. If you’re continuing your journey beyond Canberra, you can find options for onward trips and alternative destinations from Melbourne, as well as popular airport shuttles from Canberra.

The cheapest bus routes from Melbourne to Canberra

Today
from $62.80
Tomorrow
from $73.15
12/06
from $75.36
12/07
from $77.58
12/08
from $77.58
12/09
from $73.15

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Greyhound Australia
    9:00 AM
    Melbourne, VIC - Southern Cross Terminal
    Duration 8h 0m
    5:00 PM
    Canberra, ACT
    from$62.80
  • Greyhound Australia
    10:00 PM
    Melbourne, VIC - Southern Cross Terminal
    Duration 7h 45m
    5:45 AM
    Canberra, ACT
    from$73.15
  • Greyhound Australia
    9:30 PM
    Melbourne
    Duration 8h 0m
    5:30 AM
    Canberra
    from$73.15
  • Greyhound Australia
    11:00 PM
    Melbourne
    Duration 8h 0m
    7:00 AM
    Canberra
    from$87.92

The cheapest train connections from Melbourne to Canberra

No particular date in mind? Here's a selection of the cheapest train tickets.

  • NSW Trainlink
    8:30 AM
    Melbourne, VIC - Southern Cross Terminal
    Duration 13h 35m
    10:05 PM
    Canberra, ACT - Kingston
    from$54.70
  • NSW Trainlink
    7:50 PM
    Melbourne, VIC - Southern Cross Terminal
    Duration 15h 25m
    11:15 AM
    Canberra, ACT - Kingston
    from$76.66
  • NSW Trainlink
    7:50 PM
    Melbourne, VIC - Southern Cross Terminal
    Duration 15h 30m
    11:20 AM
    Canberra, ACT - Kingston
    from$167.16

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Bus Melbourne Canberra: Further Information

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Are you planning on returning to Melbourne? You can select the date for your return trip as well for the Canberra Melbourne bus route.
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After getting all the results, you can compare all bus tickets for the Melbourne Canberra bus route. Then, you can consider several factors. Greyhound Australia offers the cheapest tickets at $62.80, while the fastest connection takes 7h 45m. In the end, you can decide if you'd prefer the cheapest ticket, the quickest journey or the bus with the most amenities. Regardless of what you're searching for, we can help you find the best deal for your travel needs!
Optimize your search results based on your travel needs. You can sort by by price, departure and arrival time and filter bus stops and companies for the most relevant results.
You can also compare other modes of transportation departing from Melbourne and arriving in Canberra. In our search results, you can also compare available trains, carpooling and flights.
We hope you enjoy your bus trip from Melbourne to Canberra!

Bus stops in Melbourne and Canberra

Stations
Northbourne Ave 67, 2601 Canberra (Australia)
2604 Canberra (Australia)

Bus Melbourne to Canberra: FAQs about the route

How much does a bus ticket from Melbourne to Canberra cost?

Among other factors, this depends on the day and time of travel. The cheapest bus ticket for this route starts from $62.80 and takes 8h 0m to get to Canberra. Save money by comparing bus tickets!

How much can I save after comparing tickets for the Melbourne to Canberra bus route?

This route is connected by 1 bus company with ticket prices ranging from $62.80 to $87.92. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as early as you can to ensure you get the cheapest bus deal to Canberra.

How many daily bus routes are available from Melbourne to Canberra on average?

Each day, the bus route from Melbourne to Canberra is offered by about 1 connection. You can compare bus times to find the perfect trip with our search engine.

How long does the Melbourne Canberra bus route take?

Greyhound Australia offers the quickest bus from Melbourne to Canberra, which can take 7h 45m. Tickets for this connection cost $73.15. However, keep in mind that the bus route can take longer when there is traffic.

Is there a direct bus route from Melbourne to Canberra?

For the Melbourne Canberra bus route, our search engine currently compares 743 direct bus connections with the following companies: Greyhound Australia

When does the first trip depart for the Melbourne Canberra bus route?

The earliest bus to Canberra departs from Melbourne at 9:00 AM. However, bus schedules may vary on weekends and holidays. To find exactly when the bus is running on your planned travel date, check our search engine.

When does the last trip depart for the Melbourne Canberra bus route?

The latest bus trip from Melbourne to Canberra departs at 11:00 PM. Please keep in mind that departure times may vary on weekends and holidays. You can use our search engine to find the available times on your planned travel date.

Which companies are running for the Melbourne Canberra bus route?

When taking the Melbourne Canberra bus route, passengers can choose between companies, such as Greyhound Australia. By using our search engine, you can compare all available bus trips to find one that works for you.

What can I bring with me on the bus from Melbourne to Canberra?

Different bus companies have varying restrictions about what is and isn't allowed on board. Typically, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you for the Melbourne Canberra bus route for free. Find a bus that best serves your travel needs by using our search engine for your preferred travel date.

What equipment is available on the bus from Melbourne to Canberra?

What equipment is on board differs from company to company. Generally, many intercity buses provide WiFi to let you keep your friends up to date about your location during the trip. Air conditioning systems provide ventilation to maximize comfort while travelling. With our search engine, you can find precise information about the equipment of the bus from Melbourne to Canberra on your preferred travel date.

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